Plastic Easter Eggs are in abundance this time of year. For these games get the large plastic eggs at your local craft, dollar or superstore.
You will need:
6 or more plastic eggs
6 or more objects (Plastic ones from a discount or dollar store are great for this.)
Pictures of the objects
Containers for the eggs and pictures
Put an object in each plastic egg, put the eggs in a basket. In a container or basket have the pictures of each object. Show your child how to spread out the pictures in a column. Show your child how to open the egg and take out the object. Let your child match the object to the picture.
Control of Error:
The last picture and object won’t match.
Put the game in the baskets or containers and put it away on a shelf.
Write down the name of the object and put one word in each egg.
Let your child match it to the actual object and/or picture.
Advanced game: 2
Put an object in each egg.
Let your child spell the word on paper or with the moveable alphabet.
ABC teach directory has
a good printout of pictures/words for this activity. Click on Sample: Doulch Noun Sample Picture Flashcards.
You can glue pictues from magazines or clip art on card stock, poster board, or heavy construction paper.
Use stickers placed on note cards for a quick picture card.